CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2018-15909

Incorrect Type Conversion or Cast

Published: Aug 27, 2018 | Modified: Oct 16, 2019
CVSS 3.x
7.8
HIGH
Source:
NVD
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVSS 2.x
6.8 MEDIUM
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
7.3 IMPORTANT
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
Ubuntu

In Artifex Ghostscript 9.23 before 2018-08-24, a type confusion using the .shfill operator could be used by attackers able to supply crafted PostScript files to crash the interpreter or potentially execute code.

Weakness

The software does not correctly convert an object, resource, or structure from one type to a different type.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Debian_linux Debian 8.0 8.0
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 RedHat ghostscript-0:9.07-31.el7_6.1 *
Ghostscript Ubuntu bionic *
Ghostscript Ubuntu devel *
Ghostscript Ubuntu esm-infra/xenial *
Ghostscript Ubuntu trusty *
Ghostscript Ubuntu upstream *
Ghostscript Ubuntu xenial *

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